Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
Updated: 8 hours 33 min ago
Breeders' Cup completed an unprecedented out of competition pre- and post-race testing program at this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar, Nov. 3-4, which included the testing of 195 horses.
In a release sent to members, the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association said a split sample program for horsemen racing at New York Racing Association tracks started with opening day of the Aqueduct Racetrack fall meet Nov. 3.
Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence's Money Multiplier will get a drop in class in the $200,000 Red Smith Handicap (G3T) at Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 11, but he may not get much of a break.
Fools in Love, dam of group 2 winner Seahenge, was knocked down for $1 million to Cheveley Park Stud Nov. 9, the highest price early during the third session of the Keeneland November sale.
The last interim list before the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings Committee meets in Hong Kong in December to debate the final, and official rankings for the year sees last year's top horse, Arrogate, holding on to the top spot.
Chester and Mary Broman's Wingman rallied from eighth to post a clear victory in the final race at Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 9, giving veteran trainer Phil Serpe the 1,000th victory of his career.
Stephen Chesney and Cory Hoffman's Melmich will try to extend his perfect 2017 season when he faces just four other rivals in the $175,000 Autumn Stakes (G2) Nov. 12 at Woodbine.
WinStar Farm announced Nov. 9 that Battle of Midway, winner of the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1) at Del Mar, has been retired from racing and will take up stud duty in 2018. His fee will be $20,000, stands and nurses.
With the Keeneland November breeding stock sale off to a solid start during the first three sessions, James B. Keogh hopes the momentum is sustained during the fourth session Nov. 10.
The American Gaming Association (AGA) board of directors announced Nov. 9 it has elected Tim Wilmott, CEO of Penn National Gaming Inc., as the casino industry group's next chairman.
A month-long extravaganza of Japanese Group 1 races begins with a full field set for the Queen Elizabeth II Cup for fillies and mares Nov. 12 at Kyoto.
On Dec. 1, the all volunteer group founded by former jockeys Jockeys and Jeans will hold its third annual stallion season auction, this year at Fasig-Tipton’s Seattle Slew Room in Lexington, to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund.
The Kentucky Derby Museum announces a $6.5 million renovation and expansion project, adding over 11,000 square feet of brand new space and renovation of an existing 5,000 square feet.
Fools In Love, the dam of recent group 2 winner Seahenge, was knocked down for $1 million to Cheveley Park Stud, the highest price early during the Nov. 9 third session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
Curlin Hawk, a Curlin mare in foal to Malibu Moon, was purchased by Japanese-based Shimokobe Farm, Polo Green Stable, as agent, for $800,000 to light up the Keeneland November bid board during the Nov. 9 session.
A U.S. district court jury found a veterinarian and pharmacy guilty of multiple charges for their roles in introducing and delivering dermorphin for illegal use in horse racing from Nov. 2010-Dec. 2012 in Louisiana.
In conjunction with Tom Hall's Throwback Thursday feature in BloodHorse Daily, BloodHorse.com each Thursday will present corresponding race stories from the pages of the magazine.
Three Chimneys Farm announced Nov. 8 leading Horse of the Year candidate and five-time grade 1 winner Gun Runner will stand the 2018 breeding season for a fee of $70,000.
The second session of the Keeneland November sale saw a drop in gross, but increases in average and median prices Nov. 8 in Lexington.
Kaleem Shah and Simon Callaghan feel Run Away is better suited sprinting at this point in his career, so he'll make his next start in the $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes (G3) Nov. 11 at Del Mar.